untitled – c

this is a story about companionship in the mornings when I rise I pace the floor noting shadows and silences that watch my movements neither guardians nor sentinels their significance eludes me on the patio I can lean against a fence that forms a boundary between myself and the garden bed unkempt through my neglectful … Continue reading untitled – c

as free as suns

he wrote in short lines crisp clear sharp unadventurous it is true but sufficient for his purpose stanzas of briskly expressed words black onto the white satisfied he flick flicked a lighter until it caught and held a flame the paper of course burned readily but each word was left to hover exposed in the … Continue reading as free as suns

the entertainer (last show)

he smiled showed teeth as he performed first juggling small batons three four lit and thrown and caught over and again a fiery pinwheel returned by hand to the air returned via parabola to hand then the longer pole lit at both ends dancing leaping he and his flames in accord mesmerizing the night with … Continue reading the entertainer (last show)

temporary permanent destruction

he was aware that every time he closed his eyes … each occasion of sleep saw the temporary permanent destruction of every thought and every idea that comprised the world his world only it is true but from his personal position his world was everything all that was all that is most of the time … Continue reading temporary permanent destruction